Scientific Name: Helianthus tuberosus Form:
Common Name:Jerusalem artichoke Texture:
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Invasive plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Canada - eastern Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Oblong, Ovate, Dentate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Floriferous), Yellow, Oct
Fruit: Achene, Black Brown
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture, Herb
Key ID Features:Leaves on the lower stem are broad ovoid-acute, up to 30 cm long, rough texture and hairy; flowers heads yellow, 5–10 m wide, with 10–20 ray florets.